Waterfront Cottage: Charming Home Tour

Many people desire a home by the water to enjoy spectacular views and breath the fresh seaside air. Today we're heading to New Jersey to tour a waterfront cottage filled with natural light and charm. An abundance of windows allows a view of the bay from almost every room in the house. Note the rooftop deck that provides an ideal place for watching boats during the day and gazing at the stars in the evening. Photo by Rikki … [Read more...]

She Holds Dearly: Charming Home Tour

Tomorrow is the first day of spring and I can't wait!  Our daffodils are poking up, I've seen a couple crocus, and tiny buds are appearing on our front bushes.  But enough of the weather. Today we're touring Sarah's home from She Holds Dearly.  I think you'll enjoy her farmhouse style. Welcome to Sarah's fireside room!  You can see the cozy stove in the corner against a white-washed brick wall. White, slip-covered furniture and white walls keep … [Read more...]

Traditional East Coast House: Charming Home Tour

Hello friends! I hope all of you are well and happy. We've had a bit of illness running through our family, myself included. Hopefully today's charming home tour will brighten your spirits and leave a smile on your face. Today we're touring a home located in Chevy Chase, MD - located just north of Washington D. C. The amazing designer is Willard and Palmer Design. Step into the entry and be greeted by a lovely staircase and wallpapered … [Read more...]

French Country Cottage: Charming Home Tour

Will you join me today for a trip to France? We're touring a beautiful French Country Cottage decorated by Catherine Sandin. I think you'll fall in love with its Old World charm and romance. The quaint farmhouse exterior makes you feel you've stepped back in time to another era and place. Photo by Catherine Sandin   Step inside and you'll find wonderful French country details. Soft neutrals and textures pair with architectural elements … [Read more...]

The Snuggery: Charming Home Tour

Today's charming home is located out east and features beautiful architecture and some amazing light fixtures. You might remember earlier this week I confessed that lighting is my decorating weakness (I'm working on it though). I was impressed not only by this home's chandeliers and lights, but its open spaces with bright and airy appeal. The project is by Stephens & Company, Inc. and the photos were taken by Wendy Mills Photography. The … [Read more...]

Colorado Retreat: Charming Home Tour

The last couple weeks we've toured east coast homes, but this week we're heading out west to enjoy a Colorado retreat that has amazing detail and warmth. I think you'll enjoy some of the fun interior design details created by Ashley Campbell Interior Design. A rustic style living room impresses with its soaring wood ceiling and stone fireplace. The room avoids being dark and dreary with the application of white paneling on the walls. Photo by … [Read more...]

Oyster Pond Estate: Charming Home Tour

A couple weeks ago I shared a home tour that I said was my favorite so far. Well, today's tour of Oyster Pond Estate is right up there! This home is so huge, they call it a compound. Choosing room photos to share with you was hard. I think you're going to love today's charming home tour built by Holmes Hole Builders LLC of Martha's Vineyard.   Because this home is so large, there are several living rooms to enjoy. This room is bright … [Read more...]

Vintage Cottage: Charming Home Series

Valentine's Day is less than two weeks away so I thought I'd share a sweet little vintage cottage dressed in red and white - perfect for Cupid's holiday. The cottage has a well-loved and slightly worn look that I think you'll find charming and endearing. This quaint home was shared on Houzz by Tumbleweed & Dandelion. (This post contains affiliate links.) Soft white slipcovers and grain sack pillows create a shabby chic vibe in the … [Read more...]

Suburban New York Home Tour

Last Sunday we toured a beautifully restored home that suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy. We're staying on the eastern coast today with a gorgeous new home located in the suburbs of New York. The interior details are amazing; I love when a house has good bones. Even if you have a tract home, you can add simple touches like a chair rail, crown molding, board and batten siding, and more. It's not hard to install and can make a powerful impact. … [Read more...]

Hudson Valley House: Charming Home Tour

Hubby and I keep going back and forth. Should we move, or should we add onto the house and do some renovations? The thought of doing either stresses me out a bit. Sharing a home tour each Sunday here on the blog fills me with inspiration on ways to improve our house. For me, it's a creative process that I enjoy and it leaves me feeling productive. I found new inspiration with today's tour that features a Hudson Valley house renovated by Crisp … [Read more...]

Factory Built Farmhouse: Charming Home Tour

You won't believe this amazing factory built farmhouse that we're touring today. This charming home is a survivor of Hurricane Sandy; once condemned and now beautifully rebuilt to reflect a pleasing combination of coastal and farmhouse style. You can find this beauty over at Houzz, along with other factory built homes by Bensonwood. (All Photos by Bensonwood.) Photo by Bensonwood - Discover beach style exterior design ideas   In my little … [Read more...]

Traditional LEED Gold Home Tour

Happy New Year!  We're starting 2017 off with a tour of a gorgeous traditional LEED Gold home. Not only is the interior beautiful, but this house is LEED-certified at the Gold level.  LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. In order to be certified, a house or building needs to follow a variety of green practices. Today's home was designed by Tim Barber Ltd. Architecture. (All photos found at Houzz and credited to Tim … [Read more...]

Colorful Country House in Ohio

Merry Christmas, friends! I hope you're enjoying holiday time with loved ones and maybe you popped over today for a little "me-time." I'll keep today's home tour brief with a colorful country house from Ohio. It wears classic country decor and I think you'll enjoy it's comfortable appeal. Photo by Julie Ranee Photography   Most folks enjoy decorating with neutrals, but then there are those who live on the wild side and add a splash of … [Read more...]

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